Mojix Inc. announced the promotion of Dr. Christopher R. Jones to the position of Chief Technology Officer. In this role, Dr. Jones will lead Mojix research and product development initiatives with focus on solutions for large scale deployments enabled by the Mojix technology portfolio.
"Mojix has developed breakthrough technology and an extensive intellectual property portfolio addressing complex supply and asset management requirements of large enterprises across diverse industries," said Dr. Ramin Sadr, CEO and Founder, Mojix Inc. "As CTO, Chris will lead initiatives to provide Mojix game changing solutions that address the ever increasing scale of worldwide deployments to modernize supply and logistics management."
"Mojix staffs a world class team of technologists who are focused on delivering solutions to our customers and partners. I look forward to the challenges associated with the role of CTO in continuing the expansion of the Mojix technology portfolio to bring about substantial return on investment for our customers," said Dr. Jones.
Dr. Jones has extensive experience pioneering fundamental communication systems inventions and driving the resulting technology through wide scale deployment. Dr. Jones joined Mojix in 2006 as Vice President, Advanced Technology leading Mojix development initiatives in areas of passive real-time location (RTLS) eLocation technology, Mojix eGroup technology and the Mojix IP portfolio. Previously Dr. Jones held the position of a senior scientist at the California Institute of Technology Jet Propulsion Laboratory where he made major contributions to the US space program developing error correcting codes for direct-to-earth communications as well as Mars Lander-to-Orbiter communications. He holds 10 NASA awards for contributions to technologies related to deep space communications and has co-authored the most recent coding standard adopted by eleven national space agencies, including NASA and ESA, for communication between remote spacecraft and Earth.
Dr. Jones began his career as a VLSI Engineer at Broadcom Corporation from 1997-2002 where he was one of the earliest employees of the company and a member of the teams that invented the first DOCSIS cable modems, high data rate digital subscriber line technologies, and breakthrough spectrally efficient transceivers for direct broadcast satellite.
Dr. Jones holds B.S., M.S., and Ph.D degrees in electrical engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles, (UCLA). Dr Jones continues to holds a visiting scientist position at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, in Pasadena, CA, and has authored more than 40 refereed publications and is an inventor on 25 issued patents.
Headquartered in Los Angeles, Calif., Mojix, Inc. was founded in 2004 by a team of former JPL/NASA scientists and engineers with the vision of applying breakthroughs in deep space communications to exponentially refine the precision, reach and scope of RFID technology. The first in a game-changing new class of RFID systems, the Mojix STAR (SpaceTime Array Reader) system introduces capabilities orders of magnitude beyond conventional passive RFID offerings to enable economical, large-scale and high-volume RFID deployment. Mojix is privately held with funding from Oak Investment Partners, Red Rock Ventures and InnoCal Venture Capital. For more information, please visit www.mojix.com.